The European Union (EU) has issued Commission Implementing Decisions on the identification of TMA and DCHP as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018⁄594
This Regulation identifies benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid 1,2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA) (EC No 209–008-0, CAS No 552–30-7) as a substance of very high concern according to Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907⁄2006 due to its respiratory sensitising properties.
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018⁄636
This Regulation identifies Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) (EC No 201–545-9, CAS No 84–61-7) ) as a substance of very high concern in accordance with Article 57© of Regulation (EC) No 1907⁄2006 due to its classification as toxic for reproduction category 1B under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, and in accordance with Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, due to its endocrine disrupting properties with probable serious effects to human health.
This Decision is addressed to the European Chemicals Agency.